College Football 1978
Method 2: Chi Square Truncated Score Difference

Based on games played between 1978/9/1 and 1979/1/1
Soren Sorensen - Fri Sep 08 15:42:02 2000

 
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Rank Rating Team #G Record Link to team info 1 24.329 Oklahoma 12 11- 1-0 Oklahoma 2 23.805 Southern California 13 12- 1-0 Southern California 3 23.596 Alabama 12 11- 1-0 Alabama 4 20.470 Michigan 12 10- 2-0 Michigan 5 20.070 Nebraska 12 9- 3-0 Nebraska 6 19.606 Penn State 12 11- 1-0 Penn State 7 19.429 Texas 12 9- 3-0 Texas 8 18.890 Arkansas 12 9- 2-1 Arkansas 9 18.807 Houston 12 9- 3-0 Houston 10 17.895 Michigan State 11 8- 3-0 Michigan State 11 17.831 Notre Dame 12 9- 3-0 Notre Dame 12 17.134 Washington 11 7- 4-0 Washington 13 15.949 Stanford 12 8- 4-0 Stanford 14 14.903 UCLA 12 8- 3-1 UCLA 15 14.880 Missouri 12 8- 4-0 Missouri 16 14.879 Clemson 12 11- 1-0 Clemson 17 12.933 Florida State 11 8- 3-0 Florida State 18 12.766 Purdue 12 9- 2-1 Purdue 19 12.501 Southern Methodist 11 4- 6-1 Southern Methodist 20 12.200 LSU 12 8- 4-0 LSU 21 11.877 Ohio State 12 7- 4-1 Ohio State 22 11.703 Texas A&M 12 8- 4-0 Texas A&M 23 11.652 Georgia 12 9- 2-1 Georgia 24 11.384 Maryland 12 9- 3-0 Maryland 25 11.330 Texas Tech 11 7- 4-0 Texas Tech 26 11.226 Arizona State 12 9- 3-0 Arizona State 27 9.824 Florida 11 4- 7-0 Florida 28 9.753 Arizona 11 5- 6-0 Arizona 29 9.021 North Carolina State 12 9- 3-0 North Carolina State 30 8.975 Baylor University 11 3- 8-0 Baylor University 31 8.015 Mississippi State 11 6- 5-0 Mississippi State 32 7.553 Auburn 11 6- 4-1 Auburn 33 7.303 Tennessee 11 5- 5-1 Tennessee 34 7.278 Brigham Young 13 9- 4-0 Brigham Young 35 7.205 Pittsburgh 12 8- 4-0 Pittsburgh 36 7.160 Navy 12 9- 3-0 Navy 37 6.708 Iowa State 12 8- 4-0 Iowa State 38 6.644 California 11 6- 5-0 California 39 6.418 Colorado 11 6- 5-0 Colorado 40 5.933 South Carolina 11 5- 5-1 South Carolina 41 5.892 North Texas 11 9- 2-0 North Texas 42 5.639 Georgia Tech 12 7- 5-0 Georgia Tech 43 5.593 Kentucky 11 4- 6-1 Kentucky 44 5.009 Oregon 11 2- 9-0 Oregon 45 4.438 Miami (Florida) 11 6- 5-0 Miami (Florida) 46 4.321 East Carolina 12 9- 3-0 East Carolina 47 4.061 Utah State 11 7- 4-0 Utah State 48 3.310 Washington State 11 3- 7-1 Washington State 49 3.267 New Mexico 12 7- 5-0 New Mexico 50 2.962 Indiana 11 4- 7-0 Indiana 51 2.868 Central Michigan 11 9- 2-0 Central Michigan 52 2.742 Wisconsin 11 5- 4-2 Wisconsin 53 2.486 Tulsa 11 9- 2-0 Tulsa 54 2.402 Rutgers 12 9- 3-0 Rutgers 55 2.251 Utah 11 8- 3-0 Utah 56 2.238 Southern Mississippi 11 7- 4-0 Southern Mississippi 57 2.175 Tennessee Chattanooga 11 7- 3-1 Tennessee Chattanooga 58 1.967 Ball State 11 10- 1-0 Ball State 59 1.928 Oklahoma State 11 3- 8-0 Oklahoma State 60 1.885 Mississippi 11 5- 6-0 Mississippi 61 1.631 Wyoming 12 5- 7-0 Wyoming 62 1.568 Holy Cross College 11 7- 4-0 Holy Cross College 63 1.342 UNLV 11 7- 4-0 UNLV 64 1.337 North Carolina 11 5- 6-0 North Carolina 65 0.545 Hawaii 11 6- 5-0 Hawaii 66 0.430 Oregon State 11 3- 7-1 Oregon State 67 0.327 Cincinnati 11 5- 6-0 Cincinnati 68 -0.080 Tulane 11 4- 7-0 Tulane 69 -0.379 Rice 11 2- 9-0 Rice 70 -0.551 Kansas State 11 4- 7-0 Kansas State 71 -0.884 Temple 11 7- 3-1 Temple 72 -1.242 Minnesota 11 5- 6-0 Minnesota 73 -1.468 Texas Christian 11 2- 9-0 Texas Christian 74 -1.491 Syracuse 11 3- 8-0 Syracuse 75 -1.559 Duke 11 4- 7-0 Duke 76 -1.643 Yale 9 5- 2-2 Yale 77 -1.675 Furman 11 8- 3-0 Furman 78 -1.852 Virginia Tech 11 4- 7-0 Virginia Tech 79 -2.231 Louisville 11 7- 4-0 Louisville 80 -2.261 Louisiana Tech 11 6- 5-0 Louisiana Tech 81 -2.650 Miami (Ohio) 11 8- 2-1 Miami (Ohio) 82 -2.814 Colorado State 11 5- 6-0 Colorado State 83 -3.195 San Diego State 11 4- 7-0 San Diego State 84 -3.235 Appalachian State 11 7- 4-0 Appalachian State 85 -3.760 San Jose State 12 7- 5-0 San Jose State 86 -3.770 Richmond 11 3- 8-0 Richmond 87 -3.797 Memphis 11 4- 7-0 Memphis 88 -4.027 McNeese State 11 7- 4-0 McNeese State 89 -4.339 Iowa 11 2- 9-0 Iowa 90 -4.345 Dartmouth College 9 6- 3-0 Dartmouth College 91 -4.488 Kansas 11 1-10-0 Kansas 92 -4.764 Pacific 12 4- 8-0 Pacific 93 -4.941 Western Carolina 11 6- 5-0 Western Carolina 94 -5.035 Brown University 9 6- 3-0 Brown University 95 -5.154 Illinois 11 1- 8-2 Illinois 96 -5.164 Louisiana Monroe 11 6- 4-1 Louisiana Monroe 97 -5.506 Wake Forest 11 1-10-0 Wake Forest 98 -5.955 Arkansas State 11 7- 4-0 Arkansas State 99 -5.987 Texas Arlington 11 5- 6-0 Texas Arlington 100 -6.473 Army 11 4- 6-1 Army 101 -6.809 Cal State Fullerton 12 5- 7-0 Cal State Fullerton 102 -7.198 William & Mary 11 5- 5-1 William & Mary 103 -7.201 Western Michigan 11 7- 4-0 Western Michigan 104 -7.527 Virginia 11 2- 9-0 Virginia 105 -7.721 Villanova 11 5- 6-0 Villanova 106 -8.465 Cornell 9 5- 3-1 Cornell 107 -8.798 West Virginia 11 2- 9-0 West Virginia 108 -9.104 New Mexico State 11 6- 5-0 New Mexico State 109 -9.527 Cal State Long Beach 11 5- 6-0 Cal State Long Beach 110 -9.974 Citadel 11 5- 6-0 Citadel 111 -9.982 Harvard 9 4- 4-1 Harvard 112 -10.481 Boston College 11 0-11-0 Boston College 113 -10.583 Vanderbilt 11 2- 9-0 Vanderbilt 114 -10.850 Drake 11 4- 7-0 Drake 115 -11.386 Colgate 11 3- 8-0 Colgate 116 -11.466 West Texas A&M 11 3- 8-0 West Texas A&M 117 -11.500 Bowling Green State 11 4- 7-0 Bowling Green State 118 -11.564 Air Force 11 3- 8-0 Air Force 119 -12.732 Virginia Military 11 3- 8-0 Virginia Military 120 -12.819 Princeton 9 2- 5-2 Princeton 121 -12.957 Wichita State 11 4- 7-0 Wichita State 122 -13.159 Southern Illinois 11 7- 4-0 Southern Illinois 123 -13.976 Louisiana Lafayette 11 3- 8-0 Louisiana Lafayette 124 -15.200 Northwestern 11 0-10-1 Northwestern 125 -15.219 Texas El Paso 12 1-11-0 Texas El Paso 126 -15.317 Northern Illinois 11 5- 6-0 Northern Illinois 127 -15.869 Pennsylvania 9 2- 6-1 Pennsylvania 128 -16.376 Fresno State 11 3- 8-0 Fresno State 129 -16.750 Ohio University 11 3- 8-0 Ohio University 130 -16.800 Kent State 11 4- 7-0 Kent State 131 -17.121 Lamar 11 2- 8-1 Lamar 132 -17.519 Columbia 9 3- 5-1 Columbia 133 -17.767 Marshall 11 1-10-0 Marshall 134 -18.118 Toledo 11 2- 9-0 Toledo 135 -18.456 Northwestern Louisiana 11 5- 6-0 Northwestern Louisiana 136 -19.100 Indiana State 11 3- 8-0 Indiana State 137 -19.359 Eastern Michigan 10 3- 7-0 Eastern Michigan 138 -22.977 Illinois State 11 2- 9-0 Illinois State